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English definition of “carbonize”

carbonize

verb [I or T] specialized (UK usually carbonise)     /ˈkɑː.bən.aɪz/ US  /ˈkɑːr-/
to change or be changed to carbon by burningPhysical and chemical processesBurning, burnt and on fire
(Definition of carbonize verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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